This week, Governor DeWine held press briefings on Tuesday and Thursday. On Tuesday,  Governor DeWine announced a new data dashboard.  The new dashboard gives citizens access to COVID-19 case data by race or ethnicity. The data can be broken down by age and county and compared to the overall Ohio population. The data shows the…

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Impact Ohio is pleased to announce the panelists for “The State of Racism & Racial Equity in Ohio” session at the 2020 Post Election Conference. The panelists will focus on racial equity in Ohio, speak about how racism affects Ohioans, and discuss actions the General Assembly is taking to address racism and racial equity. The…

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This week, Governor DeWine held press briefings on Tuesday and Thursday. On Tuesday,  Governor DeWine announced “Ohio to Work,” which is a collaboration between employers, the governor’s office, and JobsOhio.  The hope is that Ohio to Work will help in the current climate where it’s challenging to find a job and many Ohioans lost their…

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This week, Governor DeWine held press briefings on Tuesday and Thursday. On Tuesday, Governor DeWine announced that thousands of Ohio children who qualify for free or reduced-price meals but are currently learning remotely, will soon receive additional money to purchase foods through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program made possible by the Federal Families…

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This week, Governor DeWine held press briefings on Tuesday and Thursday. On Tuesday, Lt. Governor Husted announced that over 900 grant requests have been approved for the K-12 Broadband Connectivity Grant to go towards hotspots and internet-enabled devices allowing 121,000 students to gain high-speed internet in their homes.  Also, on Tuesday, Lt. Governor Husted provided an…

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This week, Governor DeWine held press briefings on Tuesday and Thursday. On Tuesday, Governor DeWine reinforced his order that outdoor sporting events will have a limit of 1,500 fans or 15% of fixed permanent seating capacity to allow for social distancing throughout the entirety of the event. For indoor events, Governor DeWine said the limit…

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Registration is now open for the 2020 Impact Ohio Post Election Conference! After much consideration, this year’s conference will be transitioning to all virtual attendance and will not include in-person seats. We heard from many of you that virtual attendance was preferred in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, and we agree that it is the safest…

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This week, Governor DeWine held press briefings on Tuesday and Thursday. On Tuesday, Governor DeWine offered some details on the much-awaited guidance for fall high school sports. He gave the Ohio High School Athletic Association the green light for fall sports, including contact sports.  Many fall teams have been practicing but were awaiting guidance on…

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On August 13, Governor Mike DeWine announced the Minority Health Strike Force’s (MHSF) final report and the governor’s Ohio Executive Response. The MHSF’s report includes thirty-four recommendations for state leadership to tackle issues that effect health outcomes in at-risk communities such as improving social/economic and physical environments, removing public health obstacles, dismantling racism, and improving…

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This week, Governor DeWine held press briefings on Tuesday and Thursday. On Tuesday, the Governor discussed the reopening of Ohio’s K-12 schools.  As part of the conversation he invited three doctors from children’s hospitals across Ohio to discuss how COVID affects children and how schools can keep staff and students safe. Thursday’s press briefing was…

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